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the environment of the coal industry right now, it can happen to anybody at any moment. the company i worked for had not laid a person off in over 20 years. and when they had to break that streak, you know that had to hurt them. megyn: you publicly disclosed you were making $65,000 a year. you on get 30% of that in unemployment. >> roughly 30%. i get $1,400 before taxes for a month and i used to get $1,800 after taxes every two weeks. >> you like so many coal miners found yourself out of a job. one guy was describe how long when the layoffs occurred. 750 full-time workers were laid off entirely. he said the look on everyone faces wasn't necessarily shock, he said it was fear. fear of how am i going to provide for my family? how am i going to find a job. you must be feeling some of that yourself. >> we are all feeling that, megyn. the -- that part of the historical problem the coal industry. when we have these parings back, there is nothing there to replace it. coal is the only industry in this region. megyn: why do you think there is a war on coal? what does that mean? >> well, we have got a
in half by 2020. it's good for the environment. it's good for the economy. it's good for our national security. that's what i mean when i say we need to go forward. todo.s what we're going to ne we need to give every american the chance to compete by making sure we've got the best education system in the world. that's the reason i'm standing here today. that's the gateway od the gatew th middle class. and because of the work we've already done, millions of young people are better able to afford college already. and now we've got to do mor by hiring 100,000 new math and science teachers. by making sure that we're providing millions of new slots for folks to retrain at community colleges for the jobs that exist right now. continue to lower tuition costs for students so they're not loaded up with debt once they graduate. my opponent thinks that it makes sense for us to gut our investment in education in order to give a tax break to the wealthy. i disagree. i think what the united states of america means is that no child should be deprived of a good education. it means that no family shou
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